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By Vasilisa Stepanenko, Associated Press
Ukraine's largest neighbor on its western border is Poland, a NATO and European Union member that has its own long and violent history with Russia. Judy Woodruff sat down in New York with Poland's president, Andrzej Duda, as Vladimir Putin…
By Judy Woodruff, Dan Sagalyn
In a rare television address to his nation, Russian President Vladimir Putin doubled down on his war in Ukraine and ordered Russia's first mobilization since World War II. He's calling up hundreds of thousands of reserves and retired fighters. Putin…
By Amna Nawaz
The Russian military launched airstrikes and artillery and missile attacks in Ukraine’s industrial heartland, seeking to expand the territory Moscow-backed separatists have held since 2014.
By Elena Becatoros, Oleksandr Stashevskyi, Ciaran McQuillan, Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s right-wing government is delaying the publication and implementation of a high court ruling that tightens the abortion law and that has triggered almost two weeks of nationwide protests. A government official said Tuesday that the…
By Monika Scislowska, Associated Press
By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
People across Poland have stayed off their jobs and joined protests as part of a nationwide strike called to protest a top court ruling that bans abortions in cases of fetal abnormalities.
Ambassadors to Poland from some 50 countries and international organizations have expressed their support for the LGBTQ community in the country and cited a need to work for “non-discrimination, tolerance and mutual acceptance.”…
By Associated Press
According to Polish media reports, the activist was placed under two-months arrest Friday for protest actions against anti-homosexual attitudes. After the person was arrested in central Warsaw, protesters surrounded the police car.
As President Andrzej Duda was sworn in to his second term on Thursday, some members of Poland's LGBT community already had moved to European countries where they expect to find greater acceptance. More are making plans to do so.
By Vanessa Gera, Dorothee Thiesing, Associated Press
President Andrzej Duda won re-election in a divisive campaign that cast LGBT activists' movement for equal rights as a dangerous “ideology” that threatens families in the deeply Roman Catholic country.
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